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Topic: Sri Lanka

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By:

Midge O'Connell

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Sri Lanka

« on: August 13 2004 08:08:00 »

does anyone know if there's surf just south of Colombo (around Beruwela) mid - end September

By:

François

RE: Sri Lanka

« Reply #1 on: August 16 2004 05:08:00 »

Maybe you will find some good beachbreak but actually it's not the best season for this part of Sri Lanka (bad wind and weather)

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RE: Sri Lanka

« Reply #2 on: August 18 2004 19:08:00 »

as if u would want to go Sri Lanka they are full of curry munchers

By:

kilam swed

RE: Sri Lanka

« Reply #3 on: August 22 2004 10:08:00 »

yeah maybe they are curry munches . Well i guess people like you destroy the surfying culture  dum SOB. Well if u guys want to travel and have a open mind towards other cultures. you would find sri lanak a surfying eden. Peopler are very nice. Lankan are not racist like some  anonymous basteds who i assume to be cheap red necks who hate brown ppl.

Peace
I love SL
love Hash 2



By:

Jim

RE: Sri Lanka

« Reply #4 on: August 25 2004 16:08:00 »

I have surfed ALL over sri lanka and the waves are GOOD. only on the south half of the country. The people are very cool and poor but accom is cheap and clean and the scenery is A1. You gotta get past south of the capital though. The beaches and water goes from crap and brown to clean ad very thai like (but with reefs! ;-) The best way to travel is by train... dont take their "taxi busses" ($$$$$) Hikkaduwa (100-+km south od columbo) is your springboard, the locals will tell you the rest. Just beware that they WANT your business ;-) Try get round to Aragum bay as well.
Have a good trip if you go and stick where the sun dont shine to the curry muncher comment!!!!!
Jimmy

By:

rob piper

RE: Sri Lanka

« Reply #5 on: October 20 2004 20:10:00 »

hey jim what time of year did you surf sri lanka? is feb any good?

By:

rob piper

RE: Sri Lanka

« Reply #6 on: October 20 2004 20:10:00 »

hey jim what time of year did you surf sri lanka? is feb any good?

By:

johnny

RE: Sri Lanka

« Reply #7 on: October 31 2004 05:10:00 »

Hey Rob,
I've been down to Sri lanka for surf a few times, usually in late March/April to be honest when it's been great. However the locals down there tell me that the season on the south west coast works from October to April and then in summer you need to be round on the east coast in Arugam bay.
Hikkaduwa is a great spot SW of Colombo - a good AFrame, cheap accommodation, good weed, and a couple of surf shops - it's about 3 hours by train from the Fort station in Colombo.
A mate has just come back from there (late October 04) and reckons the waves were a easy 8-10 ft faces.

Enjoy

By:

searoom

Sri Lanka--March

« Reply #8 on: November 08 2004 17:11:00 »

Johnny,
The wife and I are torn between Costa Rica or SL in March.
I've been lucky to have surfed my whole life, but she is a 3 year vet who is just starting to do top turns, make every drop, and move the board around some. In your experience, with a few trips under the belt, is SL a place to go for an intermediate or do you think the waves will be too mushy/inconsistent?
Cheers, S


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